Brassia peruviana Poepp. & Endl. 1838 Photo by Dale and Deni Borders

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Common Name The Peru Brassia

Flower Size

Found in Peru in dry thickets as a large sized, cool to hot growing epiphyte with globose pseudobulbs that are the smallest in the genus and carries large, long leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer on a shorter, suberect to arching, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Oncidium peruvianum (Poepp. & Endl.) Rchb. f. 1863

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Peru Schweinfurth 1960; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 33 - 36 2057 - 2308 Brieger 1997 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium, Bakers 2006;